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have debts they cannot repay. they have three loans adding up to more than 300,000 euros in total. >> it was so easy to get credit. no questions asked. they just gave us something to sign, and we did not read the small print. if you do not have a regular income and cannot make the payments and you are two or three months behind, then you have to pay a late fee. the apartment has and 85,000- euro mortgage, and we pay up to 200 euros a month just to cover the interest. >> they are not alone. cyprus has the highest level of private household debt in the entire eurozone. when the supreme economy was booming and everyone had jobs, private individuals borrowed some 20 billion euros from banks to buy cars and set up businesses, but this crisis has left many unable to pay back their loans. >> i cannot pay my debt because no customers are coming to my shop, and in addition to the credit, i have to pay rent and wages. >> my loan is 1/5 of my salary, which means it is a balanced loan by the government. >> i need to pay 30,000 pounds each year so my son can study in england. i borrow money to
the revised opening date of october this year. over one billion euros more could be needed for the project. it was one disaster to many for klaus wowereit. after a crisis meeting, the mayor of berlin resigned from his post. he has come to represent the continued failure of a project which has been delayed yet again. wowereit not give any information about when the airport will finally be open for business. >> a new deadline cannot be given at the moment, as we have made clear. it will be considered by the supervisory board. work on that will be continued as before, but further steps need to be taken before a new deadline can be given. >> the board has reportedly known about the delay for weeks. wowereit's opponents are not happy about that. some say it is time for him to go. >> at this point, it must be said that klaus wowereit is no longer fit for the job, especially if it is true that he left the public in the dark for weeks, leading as a -- leaving us a disaster that will cost hundreds of billions of euros or more. >> beyond 2014, there is little indication when the new hub might open i
late in 2012. german companies sold over one trillion euros worth of goods and services by november. that is 4% of on the year before. however, that growth has slowed significantly. in recent months, analysts are blaming weak demand from the eurozone. germany is, of course, one of the world's top exporters. exporters account for almost half of germany's gdp. investors reacted negatively to the deteriorating export situation snuffing out a rally in frankfurt and sending the dax to a - close. our correspondence sent us this summary of the day's trading action from the frankfurt stock exchange. >> a few aspects of the export numbers from germany were well received on the trading floor. for example, the news that demand from other eurozone countries seems to have stabilized. of course, that was not enough to really lift the markets here. investors are a bit hesitant ahead of the earnings report season, and ahead of a meeting of the european central bank's council here in frankfurt this thursday. good news for the eurozone came in for the money markets. the permanent euro rescue fund auc
euros in debt. the treasury's funding this year is being outlined in madrid as we speak. as we get details on that, we'll absolutely bring them to you. we're talking about nations showing up and saying, give us the help. but spain hasn't even had to go that far. >> the spanish base can get some of on their money if they declare official emergencies. what they're trying to do is to avoid saying we really need the help, we're in trouble. all these countries, as the situation continues, it's clear they won't appear to be the only ones to call the situation off. and the spanish are aware of the fact that everyone else is aware of. we can deal with these countries. spain itself is a significantly different issue. this is a european problem, a potentially fatal one, but one that the spanish isn't really up to. >> can we still get beyond the german elections before there is any activation of the omc? >> we're talking about -- >> or can we go everywhere? >> the issue with the omt, if you're a central banker's performance, it's all these acronyms and different names. it's worth bearing in m
will consider esm bonds an important investment asset. along with other euro denominated bonds issued by major european nations. >> the government plans to use the foreign currency bonds to continue to buying esm bonds. government officials see the moreover as a way to stabilize the european economy and discourage traders from receiving the safety of the yen in case debt problems worsen. >>> unemployment in the eurozone renewed record highs for four straight months in november. the jobless rate was especially high in the countries that continue to implement austerity measures. the eu statistics office announced unemployment in the zone stood at 11.8%. up 0.1 percentage points since october and highest since the euro was introduced in 1999. within the zone, spain showed the highest rate. it rose from 26.6% in spain. many young people out of work under half of those under 25 were jobless in the month. up 0.7 points since october. in portugal, unemployment stood at 16.3%. 14.6% in ireland. for greece, latest data up only to september. the jobless rate in that month, 26%. 0.7 percentage points hig
kellogg has disturbing job news from london tonight. >> the euro zone unemployment average reached all-time high of 11.8%. up from 11.7 in october. in country like italy, the situation is particularly dire. youth unemployment registered to 37%. >> here they are lined up with jobs accusation center. >> i don't have any trust in my country. absolutely not. no way out. we have our backs against the wall. either you leigh, if you stay here you are condemned. >> some blame the austerity measures that led to violence across the continent for aggravating the employment situation. greater unemployment comes diminished spending power so you get a vicious circle. still, despite the fact that improvements aren't happening quick enough. the leaders of the 27 countrys leaders from the different political parties learned to reach con ken sus. for example on banking union. >> the leaders have come together to change the system in ways they hope will not only stabilize the euro but lead to longer term growth. >> the euro zone need to do more to convince investors they are business friendly. unless it
but surely the euro is heading higher. why is that larry? > > we saw at the euro drop so much, and obviously europe was dealing with so many problems, things don't - markets expecially - don't move forever, and i think this is just a recovery. had a whole lot of people short, and some of those shorts are starting to pop out. and the higher the market goes, the more shorts will come out of it. > good to have you on the show. that's larry levin of trading advantage. > > thank you. in our cover story, bank deals here and across the pond. bank of america is among ten banks that reached agreements with federal regulators over foreclosure abuses. the settlement includes billions of cash payments to borrowers who suffered foreclosures or are in danger of losing their homes. the settlement resolves the so- called robo-signing scandal - the hasty process by which banks approved foreclosures. banks involved include bank of america, citigroup, wells fargo, jp morgan chase and six others. "bank of america, or really countrywide, was not being as careful as they should have been in looking at the documen
. the euro is trading higher against the yen. let's take a look at other markets in the asia pacific. the kospi is trading lower and in australia the benchmark index is trading higher at 4,724. >>> chinese drivers are steering clear of new cars. directors reported a 5.3% drop over the previous year with less than 1.2 million units sold. toyota registered their first declining sell since entering china ten years ago. sales at honda shrank too. mazda's dropped by 12.9%. the japanese government nationalized the senkaku islands in the east china sea. china and taiwan claimed the islands and it pushed consumers to boycott products. here is a recap of markets. >>> five men appeared in in a new delhi court monday. the men have been charged with raping a 23-year-old woman on a bus. they threw her from the vehicle. she died two weeks later in the hospital. the men heard the charges without defense lawyers present. many lawyers are avoiding the case because of the scale of public outrage at the crime. the trial is expected to be closed to public and media. protesters have been demanding harsh
countries of the euro zone hit a record high in november according to figures released under an hour ago. nearly 12% of 330 million people in 17 countries were unemployed. that means 19 million people are jobless. 2 million people at the same tired year ago. the european economy has been struggling with huge debts in the aftermath of the global banking crisis. rebels in northern myanmar say the army is continuing its air and ground assault against them. we have obtained these pictures of the fighting. the military reportedly attacked hilltop positions belonging to the independence army on monday. the only ethnic minority group that has not reached a truce with the government. the chinese government is reportedly looking to stop using controversial labor camps that critics say violate fundamental rights. the system has been used for years to silence political opponents. it allows chinese authorities to keep citizens locked up for years without charge or trial. now this report. >> with word of what could be a momentous decision, this man, supported by his wife, slipped away from authoritie
to the governments of the euro system that has hit some countries for some reasons. somewhat we were hit because of the sins of our past. we have been having -- we have had a relatively a sizable but stable debt for a long time, but the point is it's very manageable. we are reducing it pretty fast, very fast indeed, and also to reassure the investors if you put together the net household wealth of italians as compared to the debt of the government and the companies the ratio is three to one, so it's a matter of redistribution somehow. italians thanks to god are a wealtdy people and the matter is how we can put things into order in our household but definitely italy is a major stable solid economy, and once -- already there are signs of strong improvement. once this crisis is over we will definitely flex the muscles. please. >> [inaudible] are you planning show case any important architects and designers in this year of italian culture? >> definitely. i mean in san francisco there's a wonderful san francisco design week, so we will have an italian design week too. we are planning on an exhib
rose to 11.18% in november. that is a euro area high. if you move forward into decent, you can see the aumt of prices. they're prizing in some easing from the central bank down the road. quick look at what is happening at the bond curve. 5.1, just under 5.1%. the spanish treasury outlining the funds you will need for 2013. you can expect they're going to take as many advantage of these conditions as possible. italy, 4.3% on the ten-year. the gilt yield, above 2%. we will explore what's happening with growth going forward. slipping over now to currencies, here is what we've seen some interesting moves. may not look like much this morning. the euro/dollar is roughly flat. but the dollar/yen moving down by about .3%. it was really actually some support from the euro that came from comments out of japan. japan will be investing, bonds buying in the esm. that is an order to indicate some level of support for the eurozone project. but it also works to help, yes, weaken the yen. on that note, back over to you. >> it's always about the yen. kelly evans in london. the can. thank you. >> we'
, toys r us and babies are us. unemployment in the 17 european union countries that use the euro is still headed the wrong direction. it reached a record 11.8% november as the number of jobless in the 27 country eu topped 26 million for the first time since the financial crisis began three years ago. employment in greece is up 26%. we will be right back staples is the number 1 office super store ink retailer in america. now get $6 back in staples rewards for every ink cartridge you recycle when you spend $50 on hp ink. staples, that was easy. >> thousands of firefighters are on standby air as standby as wild fires raged across southeast australia. officials are evaluating national parks and warning that blistering temperatures and high winds of lead to catastrophic fire conditions in some areas. no deaths and have been reported but some 100 people are still missing. fires that burn more than a 100,000 a. in southern tasmania and new south wales. >> we will start off in tahoe with a look at i 80 at eastbound can bail. operators of the ski resorts are praising the start of a news skeet frea
will leave the euro zone or know despite all of the very elaborate fixes worked up to keep countries like greece from going completely under the problem of growth remains. and as long as europe is not growing then the fundamental economic problem here remains. the unemployment rate for the entire euro zone rose to a record high of 11.8% for november. that is up from 11.7% from october. but up from 10.6% a year ago. these are images of italians lining up to fill out forms for jobs. it's not uncommon to hear young italians say that they simply feel that the culture is skewed against them, not making way for them in this economy. prime minister mario monte passed legislation to make it easier for people tow start u to start up their own companies because youth unemployment is at 37%. some people are thinking better to make jobs for themselves than wait to be hired. spain has the word unemployment problem with a staggering rate of 26.6% for november, as unemployment rises you question how much longer governments can stick to their austerity programs. and the problem is with people losing jobs
the average for the entire 20th century. unemployment across the euro- zone countries has hit another record high, 11.8%, in november. the european union reported today the jobless rate rose more than a full percentage point from a year earlier. greece had the single biggest year-to-year increase, jumping seven points to 26%. across the e.u., some 26 million people were out of work. wall street was down again today as the market marked time, waiting for corporate earnings announcements. the dow jones industrial average lost 55 points to close under 13,329. the nasdaq fell seven points to close below 3092. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to gwen. >> ifill: we return to the u.s. consulate attack in benghazi, the only known suspect held in connection with the incident was released today in tunisia. his attorney said he was freed because of a lack of evidence. the attack, which killed u.s. ambassador to libya christopher stevens and three other americans was seen by large crowds and captured on security cameras, but the culprits have remained elusive. libyan witnesses have r
are asleep. china is slowing down. potential escalations in syria. and in the euro zone, a potential spanish downgrade. what i'm focused on is looking at vix call options, expiring in february. as a result, february comes around, more jitters in the market, you'll make money. >> all right, so, you're expecting a down market, then, is what you're saying, except being selective. robert, you're up. 30 seconds on the clock. go for it. >> yeah, tomorrow i'm going to be watching the price action in alcoa after reporting earnings this afternoon. the stock's been a dismal performer since 2011. we think a close tomorrow above $9.25 is positive for alcoa. gives us good momentum heading into earnings season. also at 1:00 p.m., i'm going to watch the ten-year treasury auction. want to see how that responds. we believe technically that rates are going to be heading higher and we think this is bullish for equities. we anticipate the $1.75 trillion that's flowed into bond mutual funds to make it way back. >> 30 seconds on the clock. what do you want to look at? >> sure, maria. with little economic news com
today when alcoa reports after the closing bell and unemployment in the euro area hit a record 11.8%. red alert. the united states could default on its debt in five weeks in congress doesn't raise the debt kree ceiling. half a month earlier than expected. america could be in default as early as february 15th and almost certainly before march 1st. despite extraordinary measures taken by the treasury department to delay that from happening. on that day, the luu.s. will ha $9 billion coming in to the treasury's coffers. $52 billion going out. committed spending, including social security checks, paying f active duty military. that's what they are fighting in washington. how to cut that spending. >> that math does not add up. it cannot work. >>> so it wasn't exactly point/counter point. because piers morgan didn't say much when he sat down with alex jones, the guy who created this petition to have piers deported because is he an outspoken advocate of guns and gun control. jones went completely into rant mode last night. here is what he said. >> i'm here to tell you, 1776 will commence
this morning. >> earnings season kicks off today. we just learned the unemployment in the euro area hit a record high. >> imagine unemployment at 11.8%. i mean, this is troubling for people in europe, our biggest trading partner as a zone. and another reason why it's so important, because europe has been in the midst of austerity, cutting budgets, cutting spending, cutting benefits. and it's driving unemployment higher. and as we enter into this big debate in this country about cutting spending, cutting benefits, what are the things to take away from that for the united states? also a debt ceiling alarm bell from the bipartisan policy center saying the treasury department's going to run out of room on the debt ceiling earlier than we thought. february 15th, they say. that's the "x" date when we can't pay all of our bills, when we literally only have that date $9 billion coming in, and we have $52 billion in bills. imagine that in your own household. if you had $9 billion coming in and $52 million going out. when you look at it, it's staggering. i think we have a chart on the left. that'
arrested the suspect who is accused of setting a one on fire with a weekend in san francisco. >> 22 euro dexter oliver, the victim's boyfriend is facing attempted murder and arson charges. >> authorities received information on where oliver was stand. he surrendered to police at a hotel and oakland. >> authorities said the 19 year-old woman found dead last week in south lake tahoe might have been this oriented when she left the snow golglobe music festival. >> alyss bryne was found by the snow bank of the pioneer trail on friday after her family of french reporter missing. >> authorities did not suspect foul play. >> the sacramento county coroner's office will conduct an autopsy. it is likely to determine if alcohol or drugs were in the petaluma teens system. >> a federal court is polos of brought against the los angeles police department by a man wrongly accused of viciously beating a giants fan outside of dodger stadium. >> d a body ramirez sue the department and its chief saying, is right to due process or violated when he was arrested. but never charged in the near fatal beating of a
. will you be afraid it could be much worse, euro crisis or debt ceiling or china hard landing, would it really spook you to the point that you get more nervous. nobody's bearish about earnings right now. they aren't. people think it's a -- the numbers are too high and they'll slowly come down, but they're not worried about a recession like they were in the fall, summer and fall of 2011. look, i think the earnings numbers will come down. if the multiple expands, it will be because people believe the policy will be there forever. if you're me, you're worried a little bit more about the fed balance sheet and the fact that it obviously robs from the future to do this unconventional policy. i don't really want to gamble that is a great long-term strategy. >> we've got to wrap up. i give you a lot of credit. you work for a firm that's got a year's retail platform and probably benefits from people buying stocks. do you ever get pressure from management at all? >> never at all. to be honest, i work at a firm with a bunch of great people. my job is to make people think. when you have a framew
trying to shift mortgage and credit card debt. look at the problems in the euro zone, in our own european neighborhood. i think we're doing the right things. i don't think anyone should start making foolish decisions -- statistical predictions about what's going to happen to something as unpredictable as the global economy. but we're doing the right reforms and implementing the right changes to ensure that healing process continues. >> we don't now make her own forecast. we've given it to the office for budget responsibly. they are forecasting growth this year, as our almost every other economic forecaster. that's what the forecasters say. it begs the question, what should the government be doing. it's vital that we provide a low interest rates the economy needs and does what our fiscal strategy is so important. but i've also point to what are the things that business organizations, the wealth creators have asked for? they want backing -- they want enterprise zones around the country. we've introduced it. they want a real export driver. we get behind exports. on every issue wealth careers
can try. i'm trying to remember. i remember the 5-year number was 259, and then the 10-euros 487. about 60 was throughout the more disciplined use of resources. trying to remember, but i don't for sure what portion. 20%. probably roughly the same, but i don't frankly remember. i should, but i don't remember the number. so, you know, you start to go from sequestration, but let me try to be helpful. under the law before the new year's day legislation there was a sequestration about 547 in something called the national defence function where about 95 percent of that. our share was about 52. also a cap in the budget control act, and there was a sequestration associated with that. in the prior law we thought it would be 10 billion. the total is 62. when nothing the total would be more like 45. i hope he will take those numbers as rough, roughly 9%. and smaller because they change the law and a change some of the caps and reduced the size of the sequestration negotiation, the taxpayer relief act. is that clear? >> sorry. >> i'm going to take one more prerogative of the chair and ask on
there versus the euro and the pound. we'll be right back. ♪ ♪ melissa: 21 minutes past the hour. the fox news minute, border tensions rising after pakistani soldiers killed to indian soldiers in the disputed kashmir region. they are accused of disresulting a cease fire held for over a dead. both countries claim the area, but the area is divided between them. former representative giffords, and her husband launching gun control initiatives seeking to reduce gun violence and prevent mass shootings. today the the go year anniversary after a gunman killed six and critically injured give fards. opening an investigation into the death of a lottery winner last summer. after new tests determine he died of cyanide poisenning and not natural causes. the family urged medical examiners to re-examine the case. those are the headlines, back now to melissa and lori. melissa: thank you so much. jack lew will likely take over tim geithner as treasury secretary, but what will geithner do as a private cents and what will others in obama's economic circles do in the months ahead? you called the jack thing a long
of people killed by firearms is extraordinary compared to other nations. euroing we're i don't think we're a blood thirsty culture and we need to look at everything we can do to safe guard our people. >> i appreciate your honesty on this. let me quickly ask you, the "rolling stone" article kind of exploded on our show that morning it broke and led to a fairly quick departure. do you feel misunderstood about parts of those -- the repo reporting -- and is there anything you would change looking back? >> first, i would tell you, as a commander, i take responsibility for what happened. when i came back to offer my resignation to president obama, that's exactly what i told him, i take responsibility, because that's what commanders do, and move on. i think that the media controversy that arose around that, i actually believe that it may not be entirely accurate, but the commander in chief who i worked for was my commander in chief and still my commander in chief. i owe him not to put such things on his desk, not to have him face controversies. whether it's my fault or not, it's my responsibil
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